The start of your career can be difficult to navigate. Wondering what path you should take. Not knowing where to begin. But it's also exciting. Heading out on your own. Finding your passion.

At Taylor Wessing we don't fear the future. We embrace it. And help shape it. If you want to learn from inspiring minds. To work with clients who are changing the game. To unleash your limitless potential.

We're the firm for you.

Defining the future of law

Taylor Wessing is a global law firm that serves the world’s most innovative people and businesses. Deeply embedded within our sectors, we work closely with our clients to crack complex problems, enabling ideas and aspirations to thrive. Together, we challenge expectation and create extraordinary results.

We act for the world's biggest brands, most innovative start-ups and unicorns, and wealthiest families. International in our reach, we have over 2,000 employees in 17 jurisdictions across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Working at the forefront of new areas of law, we help our clients by introducing them to new people, new markets, and fresh perspectives to help them flourish.

To do this we need people who never settle for average. Who aren't afraid of the unknown. Who are adaptable, and driven to find answers. 

Who are always collaborating, learning, improving. People who want to unleash their limitless potential.

Think you've got what it takes?

Our schemes

Solicitor apprenticeship programme

We don’t believe there's a set path in law - university isn't for everyone, and we appreciate that. Our six-year Solicitor apprenticeship programme offers school leavers with an interest in law an alternative route to qualifying as a solicitor.

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Summer Vacation Scheme

Our two-week, award-winning scheme will immerse you in life at Taylor Wessing. Spending two weeks in two different practice areas, you'll gain first-hand experience under the supervision of our approachable associates and partners. On top of the law, you'll experience other elements of life at Taylor Wessing including pro bono and networking opportunities. Completing a Vacation Scheme with us is the only way to be considered for a training contract.

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Open Days

Throughout October and November we'll be running a series of Open Days where you can learn more about the firm and hear from senior lawyers and trainee solicitors.

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Webinar series

This autumn hear from our senior lawyers about the pivotal role of each of our sectors. 

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First Year Insight Scheme

In April 2024 we'll be hosting our two-day First Year Insight Scheme where you can learn more about the firm and network.

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Discover 'Limitless', our exclusive Year 12 initiative designed to help students from socioeconomically diverse backgrounds and Black heritage to kickstart their career as a solicitor. Learn about the world of law in monthly upskilling sessions and experience what it's like to work at Taylor Wessing in our two-day work shadowing opportunity.

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Our application process

Read how to apply for our Summer Vacation Scheme, the only route to a training contract with us.

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Hear from our people

Are you Tomorrow's Talent?

Tomorrow's Talent is a popular two-week work shadowing scheme for students aged 16-19 from less socially mobile backgrounds.

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Talent knows no distinction

We want to recruit the best people, so we're working to ensure talented students and graduates from every background can access opportunities with us.

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Early Talent team

Our Early Talent recruitment team is dedicated to ensuring a smooth and efficient recruitment process for all our graduates. If you have any questions about the Summer Vacation Scheme or becoming a graduate at Taylor Wessing, please contact a member of the team or email us.